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General Anatomy and Physiology

Code 12494
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Biomedical Sciences
Entry requirements Non aplicable
Learning outcomes The general objectives are related to the demonstration of knowledge of anatomy and general physiology, integrating the various systems of the human body with particular emphasis on the cranioencephalic area.

Learning outcomes of the course unit At the end of this course unit the student should:
- Know fully and completely the human body, namely osteology, myology and neurology.
- Recognize the bones that make up the human skeleton with special attention to head and neck.
- Name and know the muscles and joints of the human body.
- Describe the morphology and function of the different organs, appliances and systems, including weight, size,
macroscopic, microscopic composition and functionality thereof.
- Identify in anatomical models the bones, muscles, organs and viscera of the human body.
Syllabus (1) Generalities of human anatomy: descriptive, topographic and functional anatomy,
(2) Cranioencephalic anatomy and physiology,
(3) Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system,
(4) Anatomy and physiology of kidney and urinary tract,
(5) Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system,
(6) Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory tract,
(7) Anatomy and physiology of the digestive tract,
(8) Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system.
Main Bibliography - Le Vay, David. Anatomia y fisiologia humana. Coleccion: Anatomía (2014). ISBN: 9788480194136.
- Rod Seeley,Trent Stephens, Philip Tate. Anatomia e Fisiologia, 8th edition. (2011). ISBN: 978-972-8930-62-2
- Sobotta, Atlas of Human Anatomy, 15th Edition. (2013) ISBN: 978-0-7020-5250-7
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The assessment of knowledge integrates attendance to the theoretical and practical classes, two written written tests
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2016-06-09

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